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MEMS technology

New 3D sensor should help UAVs avoid fender-benders
While various technologies are already being utilized for this purpose, Germany's Fraunhofer Institute for Microelectronic Circuits and Systems has developed a new 3D CMOS sensor, that promises particularly good performance. The sensor is based around ...
yesterday Gizmag - MEMS technology
thumbnailMEMS project aims to prevent elderly from falling
"We have tried all sorts of sensor placements, from leg-mounted inertial sensors to slippers with pressure sensors in their soles, but Texas Instruments' low-power microcontrollers and wireless radio combined with a torso-mounted MEMS accelerometer and ...
yesterday - MEMS technology
thumbnailPhysicists Trace Double Ionization of Argon Atoms
By Cameron Chai An agitation is created on the micro scale by a strong laser pulse, when interacted with an atom. This results in single ionization, from which one electron is expelled out from the atom. Similarly, removal of two electrons from an atom ...
today - MEMS technology

MEMS business

Boston Micromachines secures NASA contract
The company produces deformable mirrors (DM) based on micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS). According to Mass High Tech, under the Phase II contract, Cambridge-based Boston Micromachines will construct a 2048 actuator that can handle the harsh ...
yesterday ITWeb - MEMS business
RF Front-End Integration Driven By Low Power
But instead of transistors as in the digital world, RF front-ends will use micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS) as the enabling passive technology. MEMS have been around for several decades. These mechanical structures tend to be oriented to ...
today Chip Design Magazine (blog) - MEMS business
thumbnailTI gives $2.2 million to re-energize introductory electronics courses at UC ...
More than 1000 students a year gain their first hands-on electronics experience in the university's Electronic Design Lab, which supports Introduction to Microelectronic Circuits and other gateway electrical engineering courses at UC Berkeley.
today Nanowerk LLC - MEMS business
thumbnailST shines in MEMS rankings, says IHS
LONDON – Texas Instruments and Hewlett Packard Co. retained the number 1 and 2 positions in the ranking of MEMS suppliers by sales revenue in 2011, despite each suffering sales slides of 4 percent, according to market research company IHS.
today EE Times - MEMS business
thumbnailWorld's first piezoelectric MEMS oscillators operate up to 625MHz ±50 ppm
Integrated Device Technology has announced what the company claims to be the world's first crystal free piezoelectric MEMS (pMEMS) LVDS / LVPECL oscillators for high-performance communications, consumer, cloud, and industrial applications.
yesterday EE Times - MEMS business


'Bed-of-nails' breast implant deters cancer cells
Made from a common federally approved polymer, the implant is the first to be modified at the nanoscale in a way that causes a reduction in the blood-vessel architecture that breast cancer tumors depend upon, while also attracting healthy cells into ...
today Nanowerk LLC - Nanotechnology
Delivering nanoparticles to the cell nucleus
(Nanowerk News) While a great deal of the potential for nanotechnology to improve cancer therapy lies with the ability of nanoparticles to deliver drug payloads directly to tumors, an equally important consideration is whether nanoparticles can then ...
today Nanowerk LLC - Nanotechnology
Feathers show their true colors
Diversity of non-iridescent or angle-independent feather barb structural colors in birds and the underlying nanoscale morphology of the color-producing (photonic) nanostructures revealed using electron microscopy and synchrotron small angle X-ray ...
today Phys.Org - Nanotechnology
thumbnailTwist on ancient math problem could improve medicine, microelectronics
A hidden facet of a math problem that goes back to Sanskrit scrolls has just been exposed by nanotechnology researchers at the University of Michigan and the University of Connecticut. It turns out we've been missing a version of the famous "packing ...
yesterday R & D Magazine - Nanotechnology
Nanotube 'Sponge' has Potential in Oil Spill Cleanup
CNMS is one of the five DOE Nanoscale Science Research Centers supported by the DOE Office of Science, premier national user facilities for interdisciplinary research at the nanoscale. Together the NSRCs comprise a suite of complementary facilities ...
today Product Design & Development - Nanotechnology

Nanotech business

Nanotrons Offers Automated Layer-by-Layer Assembly of Nanotechnology Enabled ...
Nanotrons Corporation offers an automated coating system for material researchers to develop and produce nano-enabled optical coatings using layer-by-layer (LbL) self-assembly. Multilayer, ultrathin films can be designed and assembled at molecular ...
today Nanotechnology News (press release) - Nanotech business

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MEPTEC MEMS Technology Symposium 2012
San Jose CA
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MEMS Business Forum 2012
Santa Clara CA
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M2M Forum Recap
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Design Automation Conference (DAC) 2012
2012-06-03 - 2012-06-07
San Francisco CA
Hilton Head Workshop 2012
2012-06-03 - 2012-06-07
Hilton Head Island, SC
A Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems Workshop
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Sensors Expo & Conference 2012
2012-06-06 - 2012-06-07
Rosemont (Chicago) IL
Providing over 25 Years of Technical Innovation & Thought Leadership
IMS 2012 International Microwave Symposium
2012-06-17 - 2012-06-22
Montreal Canada
Celebrate the 60th anniversary of both the Microwave Theory and Techniques Society and the International Microwave Symposium
2012-06-18 - 2012-06-20
Bremen, Germany
International Conference and Exhibition on New Actuators and Drive Systems
TechConnect World Summit & Innovation Showcase
2012-06-18 - 2012-06-21
Santa Clara CA
Increase your Innovation Pipeline!
SEMICON West 2012
2012-07-10 - 2012-07-12
San Francisco CA
Connect to Buyers, Grow your Business!
45th Int'l Symposium on Microelectronics
2012-09-09 - 2012-09-13
San Diego CA
Bringing Together The Entire Microelectronics Supply Chain!
MEMS in Motion Collaboration Summit
2012-09-12 - 2012-09-13
Palm Springs, CA
Collaboration & Networking on Steroids!
SENSORS Tech Forum '12
2012-10-01 - 2012-10-03
Anaheim, CA
The Sensors Technology Industry Is Abuzz... Find Out What All the Buzz is About
AVS 59th International Symposium and Exhibition
2012-10-28 - 2012-11-02
Tampa Florida
MEMS Executive Congress US 2012
2012-11-07 - 2012-11-08
Scottsdale AZ
PowerMEMS 2012
2012-12-02 - 2012-12-05
Atlanta, Georgia
The 12th International Workshop on Micro and Nanotechnology for Power Generation and Energy Conversion Applications
SPIE Photonics West 2013
2013-02-02 - 2013-02-07
San Francisco CA
The Conference and Marketplace for the Photonics, Biophotonics, and Laser Industry
SPIE Advanced Lithography 2013
2013-02-24 - 2013-02-28
San Jose, CA
The world's premier semiconductor lithography conference and exhibition

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